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How do align the timing marks on a 2000 chevy cavalier 2.2l

How do I have to position the gears to have the correct alignment of the timing chain

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2001 chevy cavalier 2.2L VIN-4 If chain broke or jumped: Remove timing cover(helps to remove two bottom studs on cover that pass threw oil pan use the two nuts on them as jam nuts on the studs). Put #1 cyl. t.d.c with crank. timing mark pointing @ center of the chain tensioner. Remove cam shaft pulley remove chain, reinstall pulley and turn cam shaft until cam shaft mark also points to center of tensioner. (I removed valve cover to make sure the two push rods for #1 cyl. relaxed (They turned with two fingers) Install new parts as needed.Connect battery Test run for 5 sec. with covers off.Disconnect battery. Put everything back together.Go to http://www.jasperengines.com/pdf/GM2.2TimingTB.pdf to see timing marks and alignment.

Posted on Oct 12, 2011

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2001 chevy cavalier 2.2L VIN-4 If chain broke or jumped: Remove timing cover(helps to remove two bottom studs on cover that pass threw oil pan use the two nuts on them as jam nuts on the studs). Put #1 cyl. t.d.c with crank. timing mark pointing @ center of the chain tensioner bracket. Remove cam shaft pulley remove chain, reinstall pulley(no chain) and turn cam shaft until cam shaft mark also points to center of tensioner bracket. (I removed valve cover to make sure the two push rods for #1 cyl. relaxed (They turned with two fingers) Install new chain by removing camshaft gear again and place chain over crank gear while sliding camshaft gear back on(double check the two gear marks remain aligned with bracket center. Connect battery Test run for 5 sec. with covers off.Disconnect battery. Put everything back together.Go to http://www.jasperengines.com/pdf/GM2.2TimingTB.pdf to see timing marks and alignment.

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Posted on Oct 12, 2011

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SOURCE: how do i align the timing marks on a 1997 chevy cavalier 2.2l

on both timming gears there is 8mm holes that line up 2 the same size holes in the head, stick a 8mm bolt through to alighn cams, the crank marck pionts staight up. you might have the gears on the wrong cam.

Posted on Mar 26, 2009

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SOURCE: how to replace a timing chain 2000 chevy cavalier

I am familiar with that vehicle but generally with timing chain replacement, the engine needs full access for pulley and cover removal and in some cases the cylinder head requires removal.
Generally timing chains last so that they only need replacement at engine overhaul and it is not an economic proposition to have to replace a chain unless some relative degree of engine work is also required at that time. 

Engine timing chains generally have a tensioner on them which maintains tension, but some chains can wear significantly and cause timing cover to be "ground away" because of "slop".

If the engine is making the noisy rattle of the timing chain against the cover etc, I would schedule a top overhaul (head, machine, test and valve grind) with the chain replacement dependent on mileage with the degree of action.

Some simple simplex timing chains (type of chain similar to motor bike chain) may be replaced without dismantling the engines but I would expect your chain would be a "duplex" dual sprocket type, these are most common. 
These chains are not generally expensive but replacing them can involve a fair amount of work. 

Good Luck and hope this helps, Others will have different ideas.

Posted on May 04, 2009

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Install the cam sprocket, timing chain, and timing chain cover. Make sure the dot on the crankshaft gear is pointing towards the center of the Camshaft gear bolt. Make sure the hole in the Camshaft gear is pointing towards the center of the crankshaft. Be sure to remove the nail holding the chain tensoner back, before installing the timing cover The round hole in the cam gear is the alignment mark

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I need a timing mark diagram for a chevy cavalier 2.2 engine


The second silver link on the timing chain will align with the mark on the crankshaft at the five o'clock position.
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The intake cam INT mark should align with the copper link in the 2 o'clock position

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The exhaust cam EXH mark should align with the other silver link at the ten o'clock position

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Apr 26, 2011 | 2005 Chevrolet Cavalier

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2005 f250 5.4 gas need to know specs for timing a diagram would be awesome


To Install:
  1. Install balance shaft drive gear onto the left camshaft.
  2. Install the camshaft sprockets and new bolts finger tight.
  3. Using a vise, compress the timing chain tensioner plunger.
  4. Install a retaining clip on the tensioner to hold plunger IN during installation.
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  5. If timing chain copper links are not visible, mark 2 links on one end and 1 link on the other end to be used as timing marks.
  6. Install right and left timing chain guides. Tighten bolts to 89 in-lbs (10 Nm).
  7. Rotate the left camshaft until the timing mark is at the 12 o'clock position.
  8. Rotate the right camshaft until the timing mark is at the 11 o'clock position.
  9. Position the crankshaft using the special tool. Then remove the tool.
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  10. Install the crankshaft sprocket with flange facing forward.
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  11. Position lower end of left (inner) timing chain on the crankshaft sprocket. Align the copper (or marked) chain link with the timing mark on the outer flange of the crankshaft pulley. NOTE: Upper half of timing chain must be below the tensioner arm dowel.
  12. Position the left timing chain on the camshaft sprocket. The timing mark on the camshaft sprocket must be aligned between the 2 copper (or marked) chain links.
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  13. Place the left timing chain tensioner arm on the dowel pin and install the timing chain tensioner and bolts. Tighten bolts to 18 ft-lbs (25 Nm). NOTE: Lower half of timing chain must be above the tensioner arm dowel.
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  14. Position lower end of right (outer) timing chain on the crankshaft sprocket. Align the copper (or marked) chain link with the timing mark on the outer flange of the crankshaft pulley.
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  15. Position the right timing chain on the camshaft sprocket. The timing mark on the camshaft sprocket must be aligned between the 2 copper (or marked) chain links.
  16. Place the right timing chain tensioner arm on the dowel pin and install the timing chain tensioner and bolts. Tighten bolts to 18 ft-lbs (25 Nm).
  17. Remove the retaining clips from the right and left timing chain tensioners.
  18. Verify alignment of all timing marks.
  19. Install crankshaft sensor ring on crankshaft.
  20. Locate index mark on balance shaft and mark corresponding gear tooth with chalk.
  21. Position balance shaft on journals. NOTE: It may be helpful to use an inspection mirror to view the marks timing marks.
  22. Align the chalk mark on the balance shaft with the camshaft timing mark.
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  23. Install the balance shaft bearing caps in their original locations. Follow the tightening sequence as shown in the illustration. Tighten bolts to 89 in-lbs (10 Nm).
  24. Tighten the camshaft phaser sprocket bolts in the correct sequence using 2 steps, as follows:
    • Step 1-30 ft-lbs (40 Nm)
    • Step 2-tighten an additional 90 degrees
  25. Position the crankshaft keyway in the 11 o'clock position.
  26. Lubricate and install all camshaft roller followers. WARNING
    Engine front cover replacement procedure must be completed within 4 minutes or entire procedure must be repeated. Failure to do so may result in future leaks

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Timing chain marks


here are the timing marks and alignment,there are two types of 2.4 engines for this year, the crank gear has a mark to align but the cam gears have alignment holes, theres a tool that goes through the holes and into the head hole to align,i made my own tool just used drift punch and a philps screw driver,something that fits holes and goes in to align gears.good luck,7389f80.gifb5a46fb.gif

May 12, 2010 | 1996 Chevrolet Cavalier

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Timing alignment for 2200


put it on tdc
and go from there
tdc top dead center

May 09, 2010 | 2001 Chevrolet Cavalier

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Rough idle timing chain? 2004 chevy cavalier


Sounds like a 2.4 Quad four engine? If so the chain has either different colored links marked links that have to be aligned with the marks on the cam gear[s] and the crank gear.A chiltons book will show you how.

Apr 17, 2010 | 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier

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Have a 94 cavalier 2.2 liter,timing chain


Install the cam sprocket, timing chain, and timing chain cover. Make sure the dot on the crankshaft gear is pointing towards the center of the Camshaft gear bolt. Make sure the hole in the Camshaft gear is pointing towards the center of the crankshaft. Be sure to remove the nail holding the chain tensoner back, before installing the timing cover The round hole in the cam gear is the alignment mark

Mar 13, 2010 | 1996 Chevrolet Cavalier

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Changed timing chain and need to align to cam with the crang


Align the chain with the colored links on the chain over the marks on the cams.Twin cams Have a small hole on the cam gears that will align with a hole in the front of head.Crank Gear has a pip mark that goes straight up.colored links on crank go to the 5 & 7 Oclock position on the lower crank gear with pip mark on crank gear at 12:00.Hope this helps

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Trying to align timing marks


sounds like your crank is 180 out.

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